Cruising the Danube

Cruising the Danube

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Cruising the Danube

8 Days Starting in united and ending in United Kingdom

Visiting: United Kingdom, Munich, Linz, Steyr, Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Pöchlarn, Melk, Passau

Tour operator:

Just You

Tour code:


Specialist Group:

Singles Solo

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

0 - 24

Physical rating:


Age range:


Special diets catered:


Tour operated in:

Sightseeing, Walking

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Tour Overview

Bustling cities and beautiful countryside where you visit the most unmissable destinations along the Danube, make this river cruise one to remember.  Spend a full day in the beautiful city of Vienna, famed for it's musical history and opulent architecture.  Visit the charming cities of Linz and Steyr, marvel at the Baroque majesty of historic Melk Abbey.  From the UNESCO World Heritage valley of Wachau to the Hungarian capital of Budapest this is a journey of cultural highlights and stunning landscapes.


  • Visit to Steyr, one of Austria's oldest cities

  • Enjoy a walking city tour of Vienna, see St Stephen's Cathedral and the Imperial Palace of Hofburg

  • Walking tour of glamorous Budapest

  • Walking tour through the lovingly restored lanes of Bratislava's old town

  • Visit the Benedictine Melk Abbey

  • Room of your own guaranteed

  • No single supplement


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Day 1 Uk - Munich

United Kingdom, Munich

Accommodation Name:

Nicko River Cruise - Bellejour

Meals Included:


Fly to Munich where on arrival we will transfer you to Passau, located at the confluence of the Danube, surrounded by wooded hills creating a scenic back drop to the city's towers, spires and red-roofed houses. Join your Nicko Cruises ship and after time to settle into your cabin, meet your travelling companions over a welcome drink prior to dinner this evening.

Day 2 Linz - Steyr

Linz, Steyr

Accommodation Name:

Nicko River Cruise - Bellejour

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Awake this morning in Linz, with its large main square situated close by the Danube and a quaint old town with its charming cobblestone streets and centuries old buildings that is not only authentic but relaxed in its feel. Enjoy a tour today to Steyr, one of Austria's oldest cities where you can immerse yourself in the romantic atmosphere on a guided walking tour.

Day 3 Vienna


Accommodation Name:

Nicko River Cruise - Bellejour

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast enjoy a guided walking city tour of Vienna, Austria's stylish capital and largest city, characterised by its abundance of beautiful baroque buildings and historic association with music. View the Gothic St Stephen's Cathedral which casts its shadows through narrow cobblestone streets and the Imperial Palace of Hofburg. There will be time for you to explore at your leisure.

Day 4 Budapest


Accommodation Name:

Nicko River Cruise - Bellejour

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, BLD

Enjoy a morning at leisure as we cruise to Budapest, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Stretching out on both sides of the river, 'The Queen of the Danube' is truly breath-taking. The abundance of sights is immense and there is no other city able to integrate the Danube into the cityscape quite like Budapest does. After lunch onboard enjoy a guided walking tour where you will visit the castle district for the fisherman's bastion and Matthias Church, as well as discovering more about daily life at the market hall. You will also make a photo stop at Gellert Hill, for some impressive views over the city and river.

Day 5 Budapest


Accommodation Name:

Nicko River Cruise - Bellejour

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, BLD

A morning at leisure to further explore Budapest or just relax onboard before the cruise continues this afternoon.

Day 6 Bratislava


Accommodation Name:

Nicko River Cruise - Bellejour

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, BLD

Arrive into Bratislava this morning, close to the border between Austria and Hungary.  Enjoy a morning city tour starting with a scenic drive to the most iconic landmarks in the Slovakian capital, the Castle, or Hrad which has some wonderful views across the city.  This imposing fortress was once the home of many Hungarian kings and remains a place filled with myths and legends.  The beautifully restored old Town of Bratislava has some wonderful baroque buildings to discover, such as the Redoute, the National Theatre, the Town Hall, alongside palaces dating from the city's Imperial and Royal era.  Enjoy some time at leisure before returning to the cruise.

Day 7 Pochlarn - Melk

Pöchlarn, Melk

Accommodation Name:

Nicko River Cruise - Bellejour

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, BLD

Morning at leisure on board cruising to Pochlarn situated in Lower Austria. After lunch take a visit to the Benedictine Melk Abbey. For more than a thousand years the Abbey has been the spiritual and cultural centre of Austria, towering above the city on the banks of the Danube. The original Benedictine abbey here was destroyed by fire in 1297 but after being rebuilt, went on to survive both famine and plague throughout the rest of the Middle Ages. Return to the cruise and enjoy dinner whilst sailing back to Passau.

Day 8 Passau - Uk

Passau, United Kingdom

Meals Included:

Breakfast, B

After breakfast, disembark from the cruise and transfer to Munich airport for your flight to the UK.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    7 nights onboard Nicko cruises - Bellejour

  • Meals

    20 included meals 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)

  • Just You Holiday Director

  • Return flights to London

  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage

  • Unlimited drinks package*

  • All gratuities and WIFI on the cruise

  • All port fees

What's Not Included

  • Insurance

Check out our Q&As

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?


  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes, Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?


  • Are flights included in this tour?

    Yes, Return flights to London

  • What is the maximum group size?

    Average group size is 24

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?


  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    All the people in your group will be solo travellers and will share your sense of adventure and passion for travel. There’s usually a good mix of ages too, so you’ll meet a variety of solo travellers who have more, or in some cases less, life experience. We find the overall mix of people really adds to the whole experience and there are certainly plenty of l

  • Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

    A few years ago we set up Just You Cares, a programme that gives back to some of the places we love. We have always believed in taking care of the communities we visit, and have taken the time to really get to know the local people and understand the challenges they face. Some of our holidays give our Customers the chance to see how the money from their trips has been spent.

  • What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    At Just You, we are committed to operating our business operations responsibly, with integrity and always act ethically in all our business dealings and relationships. We are committed to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking does not take place in our own business or in any of our supply chains

  • What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    If we can accommodate a change in date - we will always do our best to help you. Just pick up the phone and ask one of our friendly advisors - just make sure you have your booking number to hand.

  • Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes, and all of our accommodation providers will be working to the very highest standards of hygiene – you already always enjoy a private room of your own on all of our trips, all of our partners will be guided by local government operational standards of hygiene and the new protocols we have issued to them.

  • Will I eat alone?

    We find there’s always a social element to dining, so you’ll never eat alone, unless you want to! Every holiday includes a welcome get-together, all breakfasts and many other meals. When a meal is not included we find travellers meet and dine together.

  • Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    No, given the nature of our holidays, it is not possible to join the tour once it has departed.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Just You has been operating solo holidays for more than 15 years.

  • Am I guaranteed a room of my own?

    Of course, you’ll always have a twin or double room all to yourself. It’s great to have that space to relax and reflect at the end of the day. In some hotels you can also pay a little extra to upgrade for more space or a lovely sea view.

  • What is the typical age range on a Just You holiday?

    Typically, our customers are solo travellers in their 40s, 50s and 60s, but it’s quite possible you could meet 20-year-olds or 70-year-olds (or anyone in between)... After all, age is just a number!

  • What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    We have received the World Travel and Tourism Councils (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp, which recognises businesses and destinations worldwide that have adopted a new set of global protocols to support the return of 'Safe Travel' around the world. The 'Safe Travels' stamp provides you, with assurance and peace of mind that we have implemented enhanced health and hygiene prprotocols on all holidays.

  • What documents will I receive before I travel?

    Once you book, you will receive a confirmation invoice within 7 days, prior to departure, we will send you further information to help prepare for your trip.

  • Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Just You is exclusively for solo travellers, every tour includes a twin or double room of your own, with no single supplement.

Book with Confidence

  • Free Date Changes

    Just You allows you to make 2 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 75 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Just You allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform just you, 75 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Just You requires a minimum deposit of 20% or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 84 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of just you charges.

    Up to 75 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 74 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

  • Book with Confidence

    When you book your holiday with Just You, you can have complete peace of mind. Your money is 100% protected through our Independent Trust Fund, any money you pay to us is held by them & governed by 3rd?party trustees. It is also a condition of our ATOL license and is regularly monitored by the Civil Aviation Authority. We don’t receive any money until after you’ve come back from your holiday – so your money is 100% protected no matter what. If you have any questions you can speak to one of our friendly and knowledgeable holiday advisors.

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